Publication date: 
December, 2016

Chronica Horticulturae Volume 56 Number 4
Table of Contents:
News & Views from the Board

  • When dreams become reality…, Y. Desjardins

Spotlight on Honoured ISHS Members

  • Uygun Aksoy

Horticultural Science Focus

  • The carrot genome provides insights into crop origins and a foundation for future crop improvement, P. Simon, M. Iorizzo, S. Ellison, D. Senalik, Peng Zeng, P. Satapoomin, Jiaying Huang, M. Bowman, M. Iovene, W. Sanseverino, P. Cavagnaro, M. Yildiz, A. Macko-Podgórni, E. Moranska, E. Grzebelus, D. Grzebelus, H. Ashrafi, Zhijun Zheng, Shifeng Cheng, D. Spooner and A. Van Deynze
  • Technology to reduce waste and improve quality of fruits and vegetables, M. Shrestha, S. Guttmann and M. von Bargen

Horticultural Science News

  • In vitro conservation: confronting challenges in the age of climate change, S. Soonthornkalump


  • A lasting legacy – Horticultural Reviews and Plant Breeding Reviews, I. Warrington and I. Goldman

The World of Horticulture

  • Hazelnut culture in Turkey, S. Anil, H. Kurt, A. Akar and C. Bulam Köse
  • New books, websites
  • Courses and meetings

Symposia and Workshops

  • III International Symposium on Woody Ornamentals of the Temperate Zone
  • XI International Symposium on Integrating Canopy, Rootstock and Environmental Physiology in Orchard Systems
  • VI International Symposium on Tropical and Subtropical Fruits
  • X International Symposium on Grapevine Physiology and Biotechnology
  • VIII International Strawberry Symposium
  • III International Conference on Agricultural and Food Engineering
  • VI International Conference on Landscape and Urban Horticulture
  • II International Symposium on Germplasm of Ornamentals

News from the ISHS Secretariat

  • New ISHS members
  • Index to Volume 56 of Chronica Horticulturae
  • Available issues of Acta Horticulturae
  • Calendar of ISHS events

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